'Cuffe2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cuff of Ballinrobe, Cuffe of Criche, Cuff of Elm Hall

See also the family on Cuffe1 which also moved from Somerset (and/or Northamptonshire) to Ireland.
John Cuffe of Ilchester, Somerset
1. John Cuffe of Criche, Somerset
  m. Joan Denny (dau of Sir William Denny)
  A. Robert Cuffe or Cuff of Criche
  m. Katherine Cutter
  i. Robert Cuffe of Criche (a 1623)
  m1. Elizabeth Clarke (dau of James Clarke of Norton Fitzwarren)
a.+ issue (a 1623) - John (b c1593), James, Hugh, John, Amy, Elizabeth, Jane, Eleanor
  m2. Alice Grinslade (dau of John Grinslade of Wellington)
  ii. Thomas Cuffe or Cuff
  Visitation indicates that Thomas dsp but he is shown by BE1883 as father of (at least) two sons who went with him to Ireland (c1641).
a. Sir James Cuff of Ballinrobe (a 1661, MP)
  m. (14.01.1655) Alice Aungier (dau of Ambrose Aungier, sister of Francis, Earl of Longford)
  (1) Francis Cuff of co. Mayo (b 12.09.1656, d 26.12.1694, MP)
  m. Honora Boyle (bur 14.11.1710, dau of Michael Boyle, Primate of Ireland, widow of Thomas, Earl of Ardglass)
  (A) Francis Cuff (d unm 12.11.1715)
  (B) Michael Cuff of Ballinrobe (b 1694, MP)
  m. (01.08.1718) Frances Sandford (d 1757, dau of Henry Sandford of Castlerea by Elizabeth Fitzgerald)
(i) Elizabeth Cuffe, Countess of Longford (bpt 26.07.1719, d 27.01.1794, heir)
  m. (05.03.1739-40) Thomas Pakenham, 1st Lord Longford (b 05.1713, d 30.03.1766)
  (C) Mary Cuff (dsp)
  m. Whitfield Doyne
  (2) Gerald Cuff of Elm Hall (b 24.07.1669, youngest son)
  m. Dorothy Wynne (sister of Lt. Gen. Owen Wynne of Hazlewood)
(A) James Cuff of Elm Hall (d 1766, MP)
  m. (30.04.1731) Elizabeth Gore (sister of Arthur, Earl of Arran)
  (i) James Cuff or Cuffe of Castle Lacken, Baron Tyrawley of Ballinrobe (b 1748, dspl 15.06.1821)
  m. (28.04.1770) Mary Levinge (dsp 11.05.1808, dau of Richard Levinge of Calverstown, son of Sir Richard, Bart)
  (a)+ 2 daughters (d young)
  p. _ Wewitzer
  (c) James Cuff (d 29.07.1828)
  (ii) Elizabeth Cuff
  m. Dodwell Browne of Raheens
  (iii) Jane Cuff
  m. George Jackson of Enniscoe
  (iv)+ other issue (d unm) - Michael (Major), Anne, Bridget
  (B) Alice Cuff
m. John Cuff
  (C) Douglas Cuff
  m. Rev. James Miller
  (D) Catherine Cuff
  m. George Jones
  (3) daughter
  m. _ Lamb
  (4) Jane Cuff
  m. (04.09.1677) Sir Henry Bingham of Castlebar, Bart (d 1714)
  (5) Grisild Cuff
  m. Rev. Ralph Rule
(6) Alice or Anne Cuff (d 07.10.1725)
  m. James Macartney (judge)
  (7) Lettice Cuff
  m. Francis Folliott of Ballyshannon
  (8)+ other issue - James, Thomas, Ambrose, Charles, Mary (dsp), Doglis (dsp)
  b. Thomas Cuffe 'of Ballymoore' (captain)
  The following comes from BLG1886 (Bagot of Ballymoe).
  m. Mary Caulfield (dau of Thomas Caulfield of Donamon Castle)
  (1) Francis Cuffe (Captain)
  (A) Michael Cuffe of Ballymoe
  (i) Catherine Anne Cuffe
m. (1775) John Lloyd Bagot of Ard & Ballymoe
  iii. William Cuff (dsp)
  iv. Jane Cuff
  m. Robert Elliot of Westmunton
  v. Eleanor Cuff
  m. Thomas Barnes of Wells
  vi. Elizabeth Cuff
  m. Edward Watts of Churchill
  vii. Joan Cuff
  m. John Marshfield of Bristol
  viii. Ursula Cuffe (d before 30.06.1593) possibly fits here
  m. William Cely of Huntham in North Curry

Main source(s): BE1883 (Cuff of Tyrawley), Visitation (Somersetshire, 1623, Cuffe)
Back to top of page